He had an epiphany one day: “Try making a legitimate living one more time.” Little did that young man, accustomed to tempting fate on the streets of St. Louis, know that he was on the path to serving as CEO of an organization he had benefited from in his past.
It’s a dream of aspiring playwrights to hold a reading of their work and have an artistic director come to them and say, “I want your play for my upcoming season,” but it’s not that easy. Yet, it’s happened to Lisa B. Thompson twice.
#NOSpoilers but y’all need to go see Black Panther. First y’all need to understand that I am so not into comic books or superheros generally. I loved the old Superman movies with Christopher Reeves (dating myself) and the Wonder Woman t.v. show (Lynda Carter).
You haven’t heard of Littig, Texas. You have no idea it even exists. And that’s a shame, because the little town of Littig, and the people who live there, are the kinds of human curiosities that make Austin at its weirdest seem boring.
Zell Miller, III, one one of Austin’s most prolific artists, presents Oh Snap!… My Alien Children are Trying to Kill Me, the final play in his trilogy about the real life joys, challenges and discoveries of raising black children.